Chef Sonya Coté Fires It Up at the Future Food Dinner

Bringing the best in entomophagy to Little Pink Monster Gallery

Chef Sonya Coté Fires It Up at the Future Food Dinner

So tomorrow night, Thursday night, is going to be what my wife calls stupid cold.

[Note: Thanks, Obama.]

We reckon the weather's not going to keep people away from Little Pink Monster Gallery, though, where celebrated local chef Sonya Coté – she of Farmacy and Eden East and many other sources of excellent cuisine – will bring her prodigious skills to the task of making the tastiest noms featuring crickets and mealworms and the like.

That's right, this is a Future Food Dinner from your buggy friends at Little Herds, those affable and environmentally gung-ho folks who champion entomophagy the world over.

[Note: You think bugs can't be delicious? Any fool can sautée a batch of Tenebrio molitor so they make a person's tastebuds almost giddy with joy. So imagine the exotic excellence of what Coté's going to conjure on Thursday night.]

There's an added bonus: This event takes place at Little Pink Monster Gallery, over there in Big Medium's Canopy compound on the Eastside. And Little Pink Monster, even as new a venue as it is, was one of the standouts in this year's citywide Print Austin initiative. And on Thursday night, you can see what's currently featured in the space: The gorgeous, meticulously wrought surrealist artworks of Warren Sawyer.

We recommend this unique culinary-artistic collaboration as just the thing to warm the cockles of your various organs: Your stomach, your eyes, and even the cold, cold chambers of your diploid heart.

See you there, friend!

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